Wade Boggs was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005. With 12 straight All-Star appearances, Boggs is third only to Brooks Robinson and George Brett in number of consecutive appearances as a third baseman. His finest season was 1987, when he set career highs in home runs (24), RBI (89), and slugging percentage (.588). He also batted .363 and had a .461 on-base percentage that year, leading the league in both statistics. In 1999, he ranked number 95 on the Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was a nominee for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team. Wade Boggs has hand autographed this Official Major League Baseball with HOF 05 inscription. Private Signing 3/24/2012 in White Plains, NY. Beckett Authentication Services Hologram and Certificate of Authenticity.